What are Summer Camp Scholarships?
Summer Camp Scholarships are fee waivers available to help eligible families decrease the cost of Recreation Summer Camp Program fees. Summer Camp Scholarships are only available for Nottingham Recreation's 8 week summer camp programs, not in addition to camps such as soccer, baseball, softball, lego, horse, swim classes, etc. Scholarships can be rewarded to children going into our Summer Camp grades 1st-9th and also to our Counselor in Training Program grades 10th-12th. Our goal is to be able to give 10 children within the community full waivers of $800 each. Those awarded scholarships will be provided with 2 snacks and 1 lunch for every day of camp.
We are only able to do this each year through fundraising and donations. Our Summer 2018 goal is a total of $8000. We have started fundraising with our Holiday Craft Fair and our next fundraiser will be with Paint Nite! Please go to the link below to Purchase a Paint Nite ticket with our fundraiser code (VF-NOTTREC) and $15 of your full ticket price will be donated to Nottingham Summer Camp Scholarship Fund.
More fundraising opportunity coming!
• Scholarships are provided at the sole discretion of the Town of Nottingham’s Department of Recreation.
• Scholarships are only offered for 8 Week Summer Camp Programs, no additional camps or swim programs.
• Assistance is provided only if financial hardship is determined.
• Youth are eligible for one scholarship per year. New Application must be filled out every new year.
Commitment of Participation
Families who receive Summer Camp Scholarships are required to participate in the program in which the scholarship was received for. Failure to do so may result in family ineligibility for future financial assistance. Attendance will be taken and kept track of for review in future years.
Summer Camp Scholarship Applications must be submitted by May 1st, 2018.
Summer Camp Scholarship availability is limited per program and is granted on a first come first served basis to eligible applicants.
Parent/guardian must submit a separate application for each youth.
All applications and supporting documents must be delivered to the Nottingham Recreation Office at 139 Stage Rd. Nottingham, NH 03290.
Documentation of services received must be photo copied and attached to the application upon submission.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be discarded. If an application does not contain all necessary documentation/information at time of submission it is considered incomplete.
Applicants who submit a complete application will be notified of decision by phone and or/email by May 18th, 2018.
It is the responsibility of an applicant to communicate with Recreation staff if they have not received a decision within this time frame.
Submission of Summer Camp Scholarship Application does not guarantee applicant a space in the program.
Once an applicant is awarded a Summer Camp Scholarship, they still must register, including payment of parent/guardian portion of the registration fee.
Space in 5th-6th, 7th-8th and CIT Program is limited and registration is accepted on a first come first serve basis.
• Scholarship awards are based on a program’s early registration fee.
• Awards may not be applied to program late fees.
• Awards cannot be transferred to another program.
Please find application below. All applications must be subbmitted through mail at the address provided below.
PO Box 114
Nottingham NH, 03290
For questions or help completing this application, contact:
Samantha Beaudoin: Assistant Recreation Director/Camps Director
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